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About BiblioLennLibrary

The Lennoxville Library, in Quebec's Eastern Townships, offers free memberships to all residents of Sherbrooke. We have a great selection of books in French and English, plus books on tape and CD, too! Check out our large-print section, our graphic novels... La Biblio Lennoxville se situe dans les Cantons-de-l'Est du Quebec. Les residents de Sherbrooke peuvent devenir membre gratuitement. Nous avons une grande selection de livres en francais et en anglais. Venez donc nous voir! Hours/Heures d'ouverture: Mardi-Tuesday, 10am to 5pm -- 10h a 17h Mercredi et Jeudi -Wednesday and Thursday, 10am to 6pm -- 10h a 18h Vendredi-Friday, 10am to 5pm -- 10h a 17h Samedi-Saturday, 11am to 4pm -- 11h a 16h Pour plus d'info, vous pouvez nous trouver au http://www.bibliolennoxvillelibrary.ca/ Click on the above to get to our website!

Fragrant Harbour by John Lanchester

Reviewed by James Wilson ‘Fragrant Harbour’ is ‘Hong Kong’ in English, and perhaps the most compelling protagonist in Lanchester’s 2002 book is the city itself, ostensibly only the setting for this sprawling historical novel, but, in fact, its primary focus. … Continue reading

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The Field Guide to the American Teenager

by Shanna Bernier I have been a teenager and I have worked with lots of teenagers, someday I will parent teenagers. They are weird creatures. The more time I spend with them, the more they astound and confound me. During … Continue reading

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Three Junes, by Julia Glass

Reviewed by Melanie Cutting Let me say right at the outset, I wish I’d written this book. Or, at least, I wish had the literary skills to have written this book.  It has really been a while since I found … Continue reading

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The Zone of Interest by Martin Amis

The Zone of Interest (2014) is not English novelist, Martin Amis’ first foray into the Holocaust as subject. In 1991 he published Time’s Arrow: or The Nature of the Offence, a technical tour de force in which all events happen … Continue reading

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Andrew Sean Greer’s “Less”

Book review by Melanie Cutting In Record columnist Ross Murray’s recent annual roundup of books he has read over the preceding year, Less was given special mention as one he would definitely recommend. I agree, although my book club read … Continue reading

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The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes

by James Wilson Julian Barnes has always struck me as being a ‘thinking man’s novelist’, by which I mean no disrespect to the intellects of some of his contemporaries, like, for example, Martin Amis or Ian McEwan. But many novelists … Continue reading

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So Long Stan: Dunn’s Conundrum by Stan Lee

By Vincent Cuddihy Stan Lee, Marvel Comics’ legendary creative genius, died last month, so I thought it would it would be appropriate to review one of his books. Although Lee is best known for co-creating many of Marvel’s best loved … Continue reading

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